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Meaning of ALMADIA

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al`ma*di"a\, Almadie \Al"ma*die\, n. [F. almadie (cf.
Sp. & Pg. almadia), fr. Ar. alma'd[=i]yah a raft, float.]
(Naut.)
(a) A bark canoe used by the Africans.
(b) A boat used at Calicut, in India, about eighty feet long,
    and six or seven broad.

 

 

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